The Folio 50 was developed for investors seeking long-term capital appreciation and volatility comparable to the S&P 500.


The Folio 50 consists of the 50 largest stocks based on market capitalization that make up the S&P 500. The S&P 500 consists of the largest 500 companies that trade on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) based on market capitalization.

Since the Folio 50 consists of the largest companies in the S&P 500, this folio is expected to closely track the index. These large companies generally have the stability of developed products, established performance and experienced management. With this folio you can attain the benefits of index investing without the asset-based fees and other expenses typical of mutual funds and ETFs.

Last Updated: February 23, 2018

Category: Market Index
Inception Date: 2000-04-05 00:00:00.0
Date Funded: 2009-08-31*

Folio S&P 500 Total Return
One-Month -3.1% -2.99%
Three-Month 6.72% 6.29%
Year-to-Date 3.37% 3.05%
One-Year 18.89% 18.34%
Three-Year (Annualized) 13.63% 11.39%
Five-Year (Annualized) 15.34% 14.99%
Since Inception 3.88% N/A
Volatility 10.79% 9.89%

Past performance is no guarantee of future results.
See how returns are calculated

* Returns reflect model performance from the Inception Date to the Date Funded, and funded performance since the Date Funded, if funded. Your returns may deviate significantly from the values displayed here, due to many factors, including how long after a strategy has been updated that you place orders to update your holdings.

(% of Folio)
1AAPLapple inc com7.07%
2ABBVabbvie inc com1.53%
3ABTabbott labs0.85%
4AMGNamgen inc1.07%
5AMZNamazon com inc5.67%
6BAboeing co1.69%
7BACbank of america corporation2.66%
8BMYbristol myers squibb co0.91%
9BRK.Bberkshire hathaway inc del cl b new4.06%
10Ccitigroup inc1.60%
11CMCSAcomcast corp new class a1.49%
12CSCOcisco sys inc1.77%
13CVXchevron corp new1.72%
14DISdisney walt co disney1.29%
15DWDPdowdupont inc com1.35%
16FBfacebook inc cl a4.16%
17GEgeneral elec co1.05%
18GILDgilead sciences inc0.85%
19GOOGLalphabet inc cap stk cl a6.15%
20HDhome depot inc1.76%
21HONhoneywell intl inc0.94%
22IBMinternational business machs1.17%
23INTCintel corp1.72%
24JNJjohnson & johnson2.89%
25JPMj p morgan chase & co3.21%
26KOcoca cola co1.55%
27MAmastercard inc com1.50%
28MCDmcdonalds corp1.02%
29MDTmedtronic plc shs0.91%
30MMM3m company1.14%
31MOaltria group inc1.01%
32MRKmerck & co inc1.24%
33MSFTmicrosoft corp5.72%
34NFLXnetflix com inc0.98%
35NKEnike inc cl b0.90%
36NVDAnvidia corp1.19%
37ORCLoracle corp1.70%
38PEPpepsico inc1.27%
39PFEpfizer inc1.75%
40PGprocter & gamble co1.68%
41PMphilip morris intl inc com1.31%
42Tat&t inc com1.84%
43UNHunitedhealth group1.79%
44UNPunion pac corp0.85%
45UTXunited technologies corp0.84%
46Vvisa inc.2.03%
47VZverizon communications inc.1.65%
48WFCwells fargo & co new2.37%
49WMTwal mart inc2.51%
50XOMexxon mobil corp2.62%

Steps to Create This Folio

  1. The stocks in the S&P 500 were ranked according to their total stock market capitalization. We selected the 50 stocks with the highest market capitalization.
  2. Each stock’s weight is determined by its market capitalization in comparison to the total market capitalization of the folio. The higher the market capitalization, the more the stock contributes to the folio.

Number of Securities

There are generally 50 securities in the folio.

Update Frequency


If the characteristics of the folio have changed substantially, the securities included may change. Also, corporate actions, such as a merger, or other events may cause changes to the securities held at any time. Your returns may deviate significantly from the values displayed here, due to many factors, including how long after a folio has been updated that you place orders to update your holdings.